Application of business management principles to the creation and operation of small scale enterprises. Emphasis on the preparation and implementation of business plans for such enterprises. There is a required research project.
Prerequisites: 21 hours must be completed toward the program requirements.
As the capstone course in the MSBA, this course examines the application of strategic management
processes, including top management's role in situational analysis, strategy selection, strategy
implementation, and strategic control, under conditions of uncertainty. There is a required research
Prerequisites: Graduate standing in the School of Engineering, COMS 1003 or BUAD 2003 or higher level microcomputer applications course, or instructor approval.
This course explores the techniques of organizing the main elements of project management: people, cost, schedule, and scope. The course emphasis is aimed toward a practical understanding of Project Management for future business leaders and engineers. Students will learn to utilize information technology that aids in the visualization and documentation of the project planning and management process.
Note: May not be taken for credit after MGMT 4203.
This course probes the definition, meaning, practice, and paradox of leadership by exploring ideas and images found in diverse domains such as film, art, literature, and history. These ideas and images are used as a platform for examining leadership challenges and for developing personal insights into leadership practice, issues and values. There is a required research project.
This course examines the principles and theories of corporate management including planning, organizing, leading, controlling, staffing, decision making, ethics, organizational influence, behavior, change and development. There is a required research project.